Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is being turned into a movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal is adapting the modern Christmas standard into an animated film based… – The Verge
A Washington state judge put the brakes on Uber’s attempt to block the city of Seattle from implementing a landmark law allowing freelance drivers for ride-hailing companies to unionize, according… – The Verge
In the ever-constant pursuit of better battery life, Google is planning to limit what Android apps can do in the background. On Android O, which the company announced today, apps will be limited in… – The Verge
Twitter said today that it removed 376,890 accounts for promoting terrorism during the final six months of 2016, showing a serious increase in the company’s efforts to knock out extremist profiles.
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Last night, Rihanna used Instagram’s relatively new Live feature to live stream herself watching her Bates Motel debut, surrounded by some friends and some drinks. You can watch the whole thing on… – The Verge
Sony announced a new smartphone for North America yesterday. The Xperia L1 is a pretty standard midrange Android device that features a USB-C port, runs Android N, and comes in pink. These are all… – The Verge
Smartwatches are all well and good, but sometimes the stress of notifications pinging and screens constantly lighting up is all a bit much. Sometimes it’s nice to just put on a regular watch and… – The Verge
A pop-up Adidas store in Berlin is offering customers the chance to design, create, and purchase a sweater in just a few hours, Reuters reports.
First, the shopper enters a dark room where a laser… – The Verge
Marvel’s Iron Fist premiered on Netflix on March 17th, giving fans the chance to finally join the conversation critics have already been having for weeks. A weekend of binge-watching later, the… – The Verge
The Philips VoiceTracer DVT7500 is a new audio recorder that the company claims is specifically designed for recording music (as opposed to, say, interviews or lectures). While Philip’s other audio… – The Verge
Microsoft provided Apple CEO Tim Cook with a toaster and a refrigerator recently, neatly packaged into a Surface tablet. The software giant supplied 300 Surface Pro 4 devices for the latest China… – The Verge
Here’s a quiz: without searching the internet, can you name the source of this quote?
One character asks: “What does it do?” Another replies: “It doesn’t do anything. That’s the beauty of it.”
I… – The Verge
Mark and Scott Kelly are the only twins that have ever traveled to space — and their experience will be invaluable if we want to get to Mars one day.
The brothers are taking part in what NASA… – The Verge
Apple has made a few announcements already today (including a red iPhone 7 and an iPad refresh!), but it turns out Apple Watch is also getting some love. Every type of Apple Watch band, including… – The Verge
Microsoft has finished developing a custom version of its Windows 10 operating system for the Chinese government. Microsoft worked with the China Electronics Technology Group (CTEC) on the joint… – The Verge
Apple wants in on social video sharing — just not with its own social network.
The company just announced a new Apple-made app called Clips, which borrows features from Snapchat, Instagram, Vine,… – The Verge
Apple has refreshed its iPad line-up, dropping the 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 and replacing it with a device simply called the iPad. The specs of the tablet remain largely the same as that of the Air 2,… – The Verge
The realm of Hyrule goes wherever I go. So far, I’ve played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on a plane, a train, and a bus. It’s usually stuffed — along with the Nintendo Switch — into a… – The Verge
Google loves tweaking its mobile app to add additional features beyond regular search. The Google app on both iOS and Android was updated with two-factor authentication support last year, and today… – The Verge
Amazon’s free two-hour delivery service, Prime Now, is now available on Alexa. That means that if you’re a paying Prime subscriber and own an Alexa-supported device (like the Echo or Echo Dot) you… – The Verge
Google has announced a series of changes to its policies on advertising and hate speech, after several major brands pulled their ads from YouTube earlier this week. In a blog post published on… – The Verge